FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 5, 2022
Contact: Dominique Frascoia
ACTE Announces North Carolina CTE Curriculum and Instruction Management Coordinator as the 2023 National Winner
ALEXANDRIA, VA—Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced Lindsey Criss, CTE Curriculum and Instruction Management Coordinator at Alamance-Burlington School System Career and Technical Education in Burlington, North Carolina, as the 2023 ACTE Teacher Educator of the Year. This award recognizes teacher educators who have demonstrated innovation in teacher education, leadership in improving CTE, and commitment to preparing teachers to deliver high quality CTE programs.
Lindsey serves as the CTE Curriculum and Instructional Management Coordinator for Alamance-Burlington School System, providing relevant, programmatic training for CTE teachers aligned to ABSS district professional development initiatives. Prior to her work as CIMC, Lindsey was an ABSS Special Populations Coordinator after serving Hugh M. Cummings High School as both Career Development Coordinator and lateral entry Business Education Teacher. She holds a Master of Arts in Business Education from North Carolina A & T State University, a bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Gardner-Webb University, and an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Cleveland Community College. Lindsey completed the North Carolina CTE Administrative Internship in 2017 and serves as part of her district CTE Leadership Team.
Criss was one of five finalists for the 2023 national title. The national winner was announced at the Awards Gala, recognizing the best CTE educators in the country. The event took place on November 30, at ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2022. The Awards Gala was sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, CareerSafe, Goodheart-Willcox, and Stratasys. For more information about the ACTE Excellence Awards, visit our webpage.